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Richard Henry Wilde (1789–1847)

Wilde, Richard Henry. An American lawyer and author; born in Dublin, 1789; died in New Orleans, 1847. He published: ‘Conjectures and Researches concerning the Love, Madness, and Imprisonment of Torquato Tasso’ (1842); and wrote many popular lyrics, the best-known one being ‘My Life Is Like the Summer Rose.’